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Senior / Principal Statistical Programmer ~ South Africa

Company: GCE Solutions
Reference: PC-SASProg-S.Africa
Closing Date: 13 May 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 60,000 - 80,000

Job Summary:

GCE Solutions are expanding our global presence, by opening new offices in South Africa. We have a number of exciting projects with our Pharma clients, and I am keen to speak with candidates who are interested in joining one of the world's leading Biometrics Service Providers in the Pharmaceutical industry.


If you are a Senior / Principal Statistical Programmer, and interested in discussing potential positions here with GCE Solutions, then read on!

The role of a SAS  Programmer at GCE Solutions is to work alongside the Biostatisticians in the company in delivering solutions for our global client. You will need extensive experience in Oncology trials and submissions. 


  • Work with all levels of SAS Programmers at GCE Solutions in their day to day activities
  • Regularly communicate with the sponsor on the progress of programming aspects of the project and proactively anticipates issues and works with the sponsor on resolution of the problems
  • Provide input and/or write the programming specifications
  • Serve as subject matter expert on all aspects of SAS programming
  • Develop consistent practices of clinical and statistical review of output and mentor programming staff
  • Check for consistency across therapeutic areas
  • Identify, plan, and oversee the implementation and success measures of all process improvement initiatives
  • Maintain expertise in the use of the SAS Macros and determine macro development priorities

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, preferably in a science or mathematics related field
  • Proven experience working as a SAS Programmer within the pharmaceutical industry, including experience of SAS Base, SAS graph and SAS Macros
  • Capable of implementing more advanced statistical procedures, as per the specifications by the Biostatistician
  • Thorough understanding of relational database components and theory
  • Excellent application development skills
  • Strong understanding of clinical data and extremely hands on in data manipulations, analysis and reporting of analysis results
  • Good understanding of client standards for trial designs, data and output
  • Technically very skilled and able to coordinate tasks
  • Excellent knowledge of CDISC standards (SDTM and ADaM)
  • Ability to work on multiple project plans, organise and prioritise activities
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK
82 King Street, Manchester
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Tel:  0044 208 432 2994
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